A new genre of journalism brings up the good, the bad, and the ugly of liberal soul-searching
Don’t call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous, violent maniacs like Hamas
AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out
Art-world pervert flaunts mirrored balloons, oodles of cash at the Whitney
What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
Brian Schwadron studied with indigenous healers around the world. Now he’s using what he learned to create wedding banquets.
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Kakutani gives Vox Tablet subject the works
Plus Israel insists on ‘homegrown’ peace, and more in the news
‘Survivors’ depicts the Holocaust today
Yann Martel’s new novel features a donkey, a monkey, taxidermy, and a Holocaust allegory
Not of the clean variety
A great escape, a really long book, and more
On Yom HaShoah, one woman’s story of tunneling from a Polish work camp
Plus Gallaudet’s Jewish head, survivors’ cancer, and more
Spy games, evading the next Holocaust, and more
A writer wonders which neighbor will hide him when the next genocide happens
New info emerges on Righteous Swede’s death
Holocaust survivors sit for stunning portraits
Plus dirty soup, matzo (basket)ball, and more
Why we must remember the Armenians
Worst. Holocaust. Lesson. Ever.
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority